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number 1, hearing on the recent navy closure of additional areas of potential radiological contamination on treasure island. >> thank you. i know that we do have many members of the public who are here today. just so we can run through the format, we do have amy from the search department of health and treasurer from the treasure island island authorities and michael to present for the city and county of san francisco. we will have presentations first. we may have questions from colleagues, including myself. and then we will open up for public comment. and this is a time to give feedback and also questions and concerns to us on the board. and then we'll continue the conversation after that. i also want to acknowledge that many of our residents have been writing to us about the outages, the electricity outages that have been going on the island. well, that's not the subject of the hearing today, i just want to let you know that that's something that our office is working on. we're convening the public utilities commission and the city administrator's office and tida to see what we can do
into an agreement with the united states navy for the navy to provide services to the port to prepare dry dock no. 1 for demolition and disposal. >> i'm here before you to ask your approval of the resolution, which would authorize executive director moyer to enter into a memorandum of understanding between united states navy and the port to allow the navy to execute the first phase of the dry dock disposal project. so, first, very brief bit of history on the dry dock. it was constructed in 1942 for the world war ii shipbuilding and ship prepare effort. it was in use for over 50 years, finally due to excessive wear and tear declared unfit for service in 1999. as a bit of visual history, the photo in the background was taken shortly after in 2003 when the dry dock broke loose of its moorings and landed on treasure island. the picture you see there is dry dock number 1 inside of dry dock number 2, being lifted out of the water to be serviced. >> can you talk [speaker not understood], this is how far. >> where is it located now? >> yes. >> it has been at pier 50 adjacent to the maintenance shed for abou
was asked that night, but at the time the navy didn't have this information. how many notice of violations have been issued to date for the navy or their contractors by our regulatory agencies? >> our understanding and our records and review of the records that we have is that the states lead regulatory department of agency, toxic and substance control hasn't issued violations to the navy or their contractors. shaw environmental, who is the navy's contractor on this work, did receive a notice of violation from the california department of public health, the agency that had been conducting these scans that we talked about, on june 23rd, 2011. these violations -- a notice of violation is a statement that says, you need to correct these problems. and all of those violations, those problems were corrected by shaw to the satisfaction of the california department of public health. >> okay. so, during this time we only have one reported notice of violation, that was to shaw, in june 2011 and they have since abated -- addressed and abated that [speaker not understood]? >> that is the information w
and in the navy's presentation, it talks about area 1231 and 12 33. well, that's my block, northpoint. there are two sets of buildings that are empty that have been empty, and we walk our dogs there. there is the wind surfing is there, and that's not fenced in. so, how safe is it if, you know, people can just kind of wander there and it's just open? so, that worries me about that one spot. and thank you for having the hearing today. i appreciate it. >> thank you. if i could just clarify the first issue -- concern you brought up. your concern is not necessarily the contractor friday night. you're concerned if they leave the gates open, people coming in -- >>> how safe is that? >> um-hm, okay. hopefully we can figure out -- i'm not sure if that's sfpd or someone else, but hopefully we can find a way to address that question. thank you, ms. hogue. >>> good evening, my name is amber montayo. thanks for having this hearing tonight. i've been a resident for 13 years. i first lived on treasure island on northpoint drive for five years and i've been on ybi for the past more than eight years.
because they were identified as potential sites by the navy? >> there's two categories. there was potential sites. on the map it's the orange hatched areas. and in addition there were five areas of high traffic areas and high-use areas where we asked them to additionally assess to just verify. >> okay, thank you. and then about the 1231-12 33, this was brought up. the question was is it okay for the neighbors to walk their dogs because the area is not [speaker not understood] off. >> my understanding is if it is okay, i am not familiar with those exact house numbers. >> could you please follow-up? >> yes, i can follow-up on that one. >> great. one of the other questions -- a couple of members had brought up the issue of the pipes. and how can we ensure that the pipes are free from contamination since they are below ground? >> so, i think people understand the water comes from hetch hetchy. but are we worried about contamination from the pipes that are below ground, probably below the 12 feet that's being assessed and surveyed. and what can we do if we do find green and
, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, the eagle is holding arrows to show that
, and were refused. and, this week, the father of one of the navy s.e.a.l.s, the father of slain a former navy s.e.a.l., let's look at what he said. >> he violated his orders in order to protect the lives of at least 30 people and he risked his life to be a hero and i wish the leadership in the white house had the same moral courage that my son displayed. >> chris: senator, you are on the senate armed services committee, also on the senate intelligence committee. how do you answer critics who say that the obama administration has bungled this, before, during and after the attack? >> chris, we share the grief that mr. woods exhibited in that segment. let me say this: we're going to get to the bottom of this. the intelligence committee will hold hearings when we return right after the election and the state department has its own investigation underway but i have to say this: any impartial observer who looks at what happened in benghazi, would have to say this situation has been politicized. governor romney himself realizes that his actions and his reaction was unbecoming for a potential co
army and navy to provide at that time. so anderson really said look, i can't maintain myself fear, but there's no way you can, help me. anderson fully expected he would be told to withdraw. now, when you come down to the final crisis when lincoln decides what he's going to do is to send an expedition that will provide supplies to major anderson, though he did not send troops or munitions, when the confederate commander in charleston sent his delegation out to anderson to kill anderson that you've got to surrender, or we will reduce you. anderson at the point told them, look, i've got to leave in two days, by the 15th of april, so that's a factor he said if you come at me i will fight back. ball regard census information to my comment because he relies this is a question of peace and what the the work in the coming as conduct for modern, look, if anderson was this what exactly is going to leave, then you don't take them out. otherwise you reduce the ford. anderson said to them, i will leave at noon on april 15, unless, unless i was a different borders from my government are i am re
will depend on when the navy transfers the land to the city. the schedule is to award the construction project for the ramp in late 2013. market street. i will give a brief update on the study. good morning. tilly chang. this is actually a d.p.w.-led project. this is in our 2008 report. this is a multi-agency team. as recommended by the various studies, we have been undertaking a support role to focus on the resurfacing authority and adding pedestrian safety and a bicycle facility potentially to that design. public workshops did happen in june and july of this year. the dpw have continued to outreach to the market street. the project is on hold pending land use studies. the mayor's office is involved and there has been a new person has been hiring at the planning department to lead that work for the planning department. the project manager is to help answer questions as needed. >> great. >> the next item, which i will quickly run through. van ness. >> i would like to ask questions where this comes between district six and truly a project for the future of our city. when i received the presenta
there and were refused. this week, the father of one of the navy seals, charlie wood, spoke out. >> my son violated his orders in order to protect the lives of at at least 30 people. he risked his life to be a hero. i wish the leadership in the white house had that same level of moral courage and heroism that my son displayed with his life. >>chris: senator you'd come you are on the senate armed services committee and the senate intelligence committee. how do you answer critics that say the obama administration has bungled this before, during, and after the attack? >>guest: well, chris, we share the grief that mr. woods exhibited in that segment. let me say this, we will get to the bottom of this. the intelligence committee will hold hearings, and the state department has their own investigation underway. but i have to say any observer would looks at what happened in benghazi would have to say this situation has been politicizeed. governor romney realizes his anxiouses and his reaction was unbecoming to potential commander in chief and backed off of those comments. in the debate last week,
and clear attack and 9/11. he's told to stand down. a navy seal who said forget i will drive ahead. it is a tand down foreign policy where it is appease we don't want terously feathers and we have dead americans. >> brian: your contact list is full of people who serve. what is the reaction? >> why didn't we use the assets availablitous. spector gun ships stationed 400 miles away in italy that could provide help. and operators on the roof and using lazers to identify where the mortar teem and drones watching the entire thing to develop. technology was there to cut through the war and act. it is pier one operators who could have dealt with complex situation. go after the mortar teem and secure the. act, act. >> brian: captain, thank you so employ. senator mccane made head liance is worse on than watergate. no one died in watergate. the president blaming george bush for the economy. the numbers tell a different store store then donald trump made the president an offer he couldn't refuse. donald trump picks up the phone when we call him in the top of the hour. >> i know some people are
of having military on navy ships off shore or add bases surrounding the area if you're not going to use them. >> i just want to say the president took responsibility for the security failure in the deaths, not for the misinformation and perhaps deliberate misleading of the american people about what was -- the fact that it was terror and were blaming and something else. that is a political choice. >> thepresident have been better off if he had said this was a terrorist attack, but it's not the same thing as investigating the occupy wall street when you have police on the ground and the constitution and law enforcement there. you're talking about a foreign nation. lou: let's be clear. the station chief absolutely communicating directly with the situation room. his superiors in washington d.c. the entire national security apparatus had access to live video, live audio in real time of what was transpiring over that entire duration of the incident. there is no way for leon panetta, the defense secretary, to sit there and say that did not know what was going on. >> remember the stories we heard t
not understood] coming through, we're now able to do ships for the navy seal of command that we couldn't do at all. the u.s. government is now actually scheduling ships to the san francisco yard based on the availability of the dry dock. we've had discussions yesterday about when is the richard burt coming in. richard burth is another very large project like the matthew perry, like the alan shepherd. there's only two dry dockses in the pacific basin that can pick them up, one is in guantanamo, one -- guam and one is in san francisco. i have to say thank you to the port of san francisco for the hard work and dedication of the teams there and the vision that they have for the shipyard and for the industry. i mean, monique's cruise, monique's teams are without equal. honest to goodness, it has really been a meerctionv you are to work with them and i look forward to the things we're moving forward on. the yard, san francisco, we're going to have one of the busiest years the yard has ever had, period, end of story. we're growing in a very tough market and we're growing in a tough market in no s
it and what the aftermath would be. she is a former navy criminal investigator defends the class saying it prepares students for a career in intelligence. some police officers are calling it an insult to those who died on 9-11. shocking details about the meningitis outbreak. health officials waited 6 days before they noted the public. they have back pain shots linked to the infections. 25 people died in the outbreak including three from the state of indiana. 344 people have gotten sick so far. it is now 20 minutes before the hour and coming up we are talking about a bad economy. >> in a poor economy storm damage evacuations and closures might end up costing all of us a lot of money. we are going to breakdown the shocking numbers for you next. >> live pictures from the outer banks of north carolina. another area expected to be slammed by hurricane sandy. we have live team coverage that continues next. honey, thehave e 55 inch lg... [ mom ] we already have a tv. would you like to know more abo it? yeah, but let me put my wife on speaker. hi! hi. it's led and it has great picture quality.
on the ballpark marching down from market street where we understand that looters broke into the old navy store as well as the sports basement and made off with some goods. work here at third and bryant, these are the offices for wikipedia and wired magazine, you can see the broken glass and champagne bottles from an angry mob. we spoke with a security guard who said he was assaulted when the 200 people showed up. >> it's supposed to be a celebration, it's not supposed to be a riot which is what is turned into. >> i was on the phone with the police the whole time, couldn't get 911 or the regular police number. i was on hold listening to recordings while they're breaking my windows. >> reporter: police sources tell ktvu that on duty officers were out numbered but the department was not prepared to handle the mayhem. rail service was shut down because of glass on the track, and it cut power on the overhead rail wires because people were jumping on top of the railcars and shooting off fireworks. the giants' win did start off as a celebration. >> (cheers) it is part of history, it's something that
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to pull that many people out. the only other luck they might have is the blue water navy, the navy moved about 26 ships out of norfolk. one of those may be large enough to do a sea rescue. otherwise they're going to have to wait till the coast guard get a big enough cutter that can handle that type of wave. they are hanging on by the grace of god at this time. >>dly they're wearing cold water suits to protect themselves from the elements. because it's really cold. i want suspect the water is really cold. how long can you survive sitting out there waiting? >> well, that would be hypothermia kicking in, carol. i don't have the particular details of the temperature where they are right now. but that would be the long-term impact. i understand the vessel that they're in does have some kind of cover from what i've read. the coast guard would have to address that. they've been out talking to them. as long as they can communicate with them, they've got a lot better chance of being rescued. the best chance now is for the coast guard to be able to slip in. it won't happen by air at this time. >>
and is a graduate of yale university and harvard law school served as a commission officer in the u.s. navy and was an assistant u.s. attorney in new york. please welcome alan morrison. [applause] >> i also have the distinction of two things. i read and comment on stuart's book. i don't get a medal of honor for that. my name is and the acknowledgement so no one has come after me yet and if you think it is incendiary. second, and also one of the few lawyers and practices in the supreme court who didn't file a brief and the fisher case. okay, so let's begin by remembering that fisher is a concrete lawsuit and not an academic debate about the values of affirmative action the university of texas violate the equal protection clause in connection with its undergraduate emission program and did abigail fisher was she injured by what the university of texas did and i want to start by explaining the emissions program will and it's not supposed to do and what it does and doesn't do. as we have the top 10%. this guarantees anyone that graduates the top 10% of their high school class. if you want to be
no, it's the navy powers. as the maritime powers like britain used to be her today the united states. and then, there was an american geographer called saul: and he put these two ideas together and were the two great powers, the land power and the sea power come together, he called the shadow belt. in the middle east is located in one of the world great shadow belt. the interesting thing about them is that small states have the ability to shift the power from one large side to the other, simply because it depends on which side they're on or which side they decide to shift to. and in the middle east, the old part of that shot about with syria and is today. but after the fall of the soviet union, after the end of the cold war, there is another heart since the entire eastward movement of the middle east place at that time when the central asian states joined the middle east, when afghanistan went to the edge of the middle east. and so today, we had a second part inside the middle east and that is iran. those two hearts with their particular allies are causing this a growing second glob
and things like that. just in the last debate, romney was telling us that obama wants to gut the navy. so you know, they can't make up that you are mind. it was a jobs report. the numbers were fake. the gdp the numbers are fake. that democrat is just spending too much money on defense. >> stephanie: exactly. eric bolling on hannity. >> any question why obama is losing? why the momentum is on romney? the only thing president obama has had bayonets -- >> big bird. >> and binders and now romnesia. i have one. i have a new term. it's called obama-mona. he's such a cancer to the economy. he threatens the whole system. >> stephanie: that's clever. >> yikes. >> i don't think that's going to catch on. >> i've been wondering for months and months, what is fox going to do if and when obama wins? how are they going to justify -- it is a much larger question. i think viewers tune in to fox to be purposely misinformed so they're probably not going to be that upset or they're not going to hold people like eric bolling accountabl
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